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Shanxi Snacks

"China serves the best flour food in the world; and Shanxi ranks first in China in preparing flour food." Shanxi Province boasts nearly 1,000 kinds of flour food, made of a wide variety of materials. Shanxi flour food may serve as staple food, snacks or art works.

Classical Shanxi Cooked Wheaten Food

Soup Pot Types: Jiaozi dumplings, wonton, hand-stretched noodles, shaved noodles, dough strips pulled with hand and so on.

Fried Types: Pancakes, green onion pancakes, sweet cakes fried with fat, 1,000layer cakes, fried pies with meat or vegetable filling, etc.

Baked Types: Crunchy sweet cakes, baked sweet cakes, baked salty cakes and sliced cakes.

Deep Fried Types: Various kinds of fried cakes, fried dough twists, oily flour, etc.

Steamed Types: Steamed nine-dragon Jiaozi dumplings, steamed cakes, cakes wrapped with lotus leaves, steamed bread of corns or sorghum, etc.

Soup Types: Wuhu tea, flour fried in beef tat with sugar and sesames, Ban soup, etc.

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